Military. an area in a theater of operations where combat forces operate, extending typically from the front line to the communications zone.
Slang. an area in some cities, usually in an older midtown section, where pornography stores, striptease bars, etc., flourish, or are tolerated because of being concentrated in one district.
noun 1. a Windsor chair back in which the vertical spindles are surmounted by a broad, carved crest rail resembling a comb.
[koom, kohm] /kum, koʊm/ noun, British. 1. a narrow valley or deep hollow, especially one enclosed on all but one side. /kuːm/ noun 1. variant spellings of coomb
- Combe-Capelle man
[kohm-ka-pel] /ˈkoʊm kæˈpɛl/ noun 1. a skeleton of the early Upper Paleolithic Perigordian culture in France.
noun 1. cotton or worsted yarn of fibers laid parallel, superior in smoothness to carded yarn.